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Kevin Harvick Closes Out Chase with Championship Clinching Victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 18th, 2014 at 2:25 AM
Kevin Harvick closed out the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in style on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In a highest place finisher takes all Championship Race, Kevin Harvick was able to win the Ford EcoBoost 400. He needed to as championship contender Ryan Newman finished second. Denny Hamlin was...

Matt Kenseth Wins Ford EcoBoost 300 to End NASCAR Nationwide Series Era
November 15th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
In what was the last NASCAR Nationwide Series race ever, Matt Kenseth beat out Kyle Larson on a green-white-checkered finish Saturday, to score the victory in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway. XFINITY will become the new title sponsor of NASCAR's second series next season. ***PHOTO1*** For Kenseth, it was...

Matt Crafton First to Win Back-to-Back Truck Series Titles; Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Finale
November 14th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
Matt Crafton become the first driver in the 20-year history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to win back-to-back championships. The driver of the No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra needed to finish 21st or better to clinch the championship in Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway,...

Jeff Gordon Wins Ford EcoBoost 400 Pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 14th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
Jeff Gordon missed out on being able to race for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship by one point, but he landed the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet on the pole on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It was the 200th pole for Hendrick Motorsports and the 77th of Gordon's...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Race Preview
November 13th, 2014 at 10:12 PM
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season comes to an end on Sunday with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 400. For the first time in NASCAR history, four drivers will compete for the championship in a highest-finisher take all race. The Championship Race is the conclusion of NASCAR's new...

NASCAR’s Chase Format Has not Produced the Most Worthy Championship Contenders
November 11th, 2014 at 10:45 PM
Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, and Ryan Newman will race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. They were the four lucky drivers to survive the three rounds of eliminations in NASCAR's new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoff format. ***PHOTO1*** While Kevin Harvick and...

Kevin Harvick Wins Phoenix; Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman Also Advance
November 9th, 2014 at 8:09 PM
The Final Four that will race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship is set following Sunday's Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Kevin Harvick dominated the race by leading 264 of the 312 laps. The victory moved him through the Eliminator Round of the Chase. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan...

Chase Elliott Youngest NASCAR Champion Ever; Brad Keselowski Steals Phoenix Nationwide Win from Kyle Busch
November 8th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
Chase Elliott made NASCAR national series history Saturday by clinching the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. At the age of 18, Elliott became the youngest NASCAR champion, and also is the first rookie to ever win a championship in one of NASCAR's top three levels. ***PHOTO1*** Elliott only needed to finish ahead...

Erik Jones Wins Power Outage Shortened Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway
November 8th, 2014 at 1:50 AM
After a 115 minute delay before the start of Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway due to power failure, the race was called after 126 of the scheduled 150 laps due to another power outage. Erik Jones led 114 of the 126 laps and...

Denny Hamlin Earns Pole for Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix
November 8th, 2014 at 12:11 AM
Denny Hamlin entered this weekend's Eliminator Round finale at Phoenix International Raceway only needing to finish 11th or better to advance to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Race, and on Friday he got off to a great start toward making that a reality. Hamlin won the pole for Sunday's Quicken...

Greg Pursley Wins NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship as Nick Drake Takes Phoenix
November 7th, 2014 at 1:35 AM
On Thursday night at Phoenix International Raceway, Greg Pursley capped off his 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season by earning the championship. Nick Drake raced from the pole to his first career K&N Pro Series win in the Casino Arizona 100. ***PHOTO1*** The 46-year-old Pursley earned his second career championship. He...

Mason Mitchell Will Make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Debut at Homestead
November 5th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
Mason Mitchell, the 2014 ARCA Racing Series champion, will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the season-finale Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, November 14. He will pilot the No. 48 Mason Mitchell Motorsports Ford F-150 with sponsorship coming from New England Energy Management and...

Four Crew Members and Two Crew Chiefs of Hendrick Motorsports Penalized Following Sunday’s Fight
November 5th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
NASCAR handed out penalties on Tuesday to crew members that threw punches during the melee on pit road following Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The scrum ignited after Kevin Harvick shoved Brad Keselowski toward Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** On the second-to-last restart, Brad Keselowski made contact into Jeff Gordon and...

Richard Childress Racing Announces Brandon Jones Will Drive Partial NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015
November 3rd, 2014 at 9:43 PM
On Monday, Richard Childress Racing announced that Brandon Jones will drive a partial schedule for the team in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series. He will pilot the No. 33 Chevrolet on a part-time basis. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who does not turn 18 until February 18th, is also expected to run a limited schedule...

Jimmie Johnson Wins AAA Texas 500; Jeff Gordon Brawls with Brad Keselowski
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:52 PM
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is turning into a circus. The latest debacle was touched off after Brad Keselowski made contact into Jeff Gordon on the first attempt at a green-white-checkered finish in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson would go on...

Kyle Busch Gives Joe Gibbs Racing Its 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory
November 1st, 2014 at 7:12 PM
By winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, Kyle Busch gave Joe Gibbs Racing the organization's 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series competition. Busch has been behind the wheel for 58 of those wins and Saturday's win was the seventh of the 2014 season for Busch. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old...

Kyle Busch Wins WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 for Seventh Truck Series Win of 2014
November 1st, 2014 at 1:27 AM
Kyle Busch did what he normally does when racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch won his seventh Truck Series race of the 2014 season in the WinStar World Casino Resort 350. He now has won 42 of the 124 races...

Chase Contender Matt Kenseth Wins AAA Texas 500 Pole at Texas Motor Speedway
October 31st, 2014 at 10:07 PM
Matt Kenseth won the pole on Friday evening for the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Sunday's race is the second in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Kenseth knows his team needs to work hard in practice tomorrow still. ***PHOTO1*** "We've got to get...

Elliott Sadler and OneMain Financial Sign with Roush Fenway Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 31st, 2014 at 9:23 PM
OneMain Financial and Roush Fenway Racing announced on Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Sadler is a 10-time winner in what is currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013 and 2014, Sadler has driven the No. 11 OneMain...

Mackena Bell Set for Nationwide Debut; Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr Pick up Rides
October 30th, 2014 at 1:15 AM
News was breaking on Wednesday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on many fronts. Mackena Bell is set to make her NASCAR national series debut and Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr have picked up rides with big time Nationwide Series teams to close out the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mackena Bell, a 24-year-old...